James W. Guthrie
James W. Guthrie is the founder of Management Analysis and Planning, Inc. and now serves as chair of its board. Guthrie is also cofounder and codirector of PACE. Previously a professor at the University of California, Berkeley, he is currently the Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy at Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, and founding director of the Peabody Center for Education Policy. He is past-president of the American Education Finance Association; frequently serves on National Academy of Sciences panels; served as editor-in-chief of the Encyclopedia of American Education; and is series editor of the Peabody Education Leadership Series. He is principal investigator for the National Center on Performance Incentives at Vanderbilt University, and the policy director for the Center for Educator Compensation Reform. Guthrie received his PhD from Stanford University.